Timothy Kasbe is Chief Operating Officer of Gloria Jeans Company, largest vertically integrated fast-fashion apparel retailer in the Russian Federation. Gloria Jeans Company, based in Rostov On Don, has experienced break-neck growth in the past five years with 48 factories and 692 stores across 11 time zones of the Russia Federation and Ukraine. Prior to Gloria Jeans Company, Timothy served as the Chief Information Officer at Sears Holdings, in Chicago, IL and was responsible for a technology driven transformation of the retailer from bricks and mortar to online properties for ecommerce, social, and a loyalty program for all Sears’s businesses. Before Sears, Timothy was CIO for Reliance Industries Limited in Mumbai, the largest Indian company across oil & gas, pharma, retail and other businesses. Prior to Reliance, Timothy had a long career in IBM and served in many roles there in software, retail and services sectors. He started his working life at Westpac Banking Corporation in Sydney, Australia as a money market dealer. Timothy Kasbe holds several degrees in Technology, and Theology. He is currently completing his doctoral studies in Theology at Duke Divinity School,
Durham, NC. Kasbe also serves on the board of Seriosity Inc., Palo Alto, CA and DataTamer, Inc.